Manchester, N.H. (AP) -- You might say Rick Perry courted the youth, but not the whole youth, in a campaign appearance at a New Hampshire college.
Speaking at Saint Anselm on Tuesday, he appealed to students who will be at least 21 before Election Day to vote for him.
As for those younger than 21, he merely asked them to work hard on his behalf. Doesn't he want their votes, too?
It turns out Perry didn't know or had forgotten that the voting age in America is 18.
The flub caused some whispers in the crowd.
In a recent presidential debate, Perry forgot a key element of his plan to reduce the size of government.
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